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  1. Toronto gallery cancels exhibit of white artist's paintings over...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | National Post

    The work of Toronto painter Amanda PL is infused with bright colours and bold outlines often associated with an indigenous art style. But for many of those familiar with the Woodland School of Art, as the genre is also known, it smacks of cultural appropriation by a young artist with no claim to the tradition. 2 comments

  2. Fearing he'll run cartel from prison, judge rejects El Chapo's...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | National Post

    Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is returning to a Brooklyn courtroom Friday, a day after a judge rejected his request to be allowed in the general inmate population. The 59-year-old defendant famous for twice escaping from prison in Mexico lost his bid Thursday to relax the terms of his confinement at a lower Manhattan lockup when U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan concluded that solitary confinement was appropriate.


  3. America's most closely guarded inmate: 'El Chapo' complains...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | National Post

    The conditions on 10 South are bleak. Its half-dozen cells are never dark and are perpetually monitored by cameras.


  4. 'What surgeon can't even kill herself properly?' Stigma preventing doctors from seeking helpRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | National Post

    Dr. John Bradford remembers taking the block heater cable, the kind of cable that doesn't stretch, into the house. He had just returned home from visiting his daughter, his eldest girl, in Montreal.


  5. John Gotti's grandson and 82-year-old 'Goodfellas' mobster charged over road-rage car fireRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | National Post

    An 82-year-old mob figure who was acquitted in connection with the storied 1978 Lufthansa heist in 2015 was indicted again on Wednesday, this time along with John Gotti's grandson, accused of conduct as petulant and petty as the $6 million robbery of the terminal at Kennedy Airport was grand: setting fire to the car of a motorist who had cut him off on the streets of Queens. And if the indignity of being charged in such a scheme was not bad enough, court papers describe its execution as so clumsy that had the elder John Gotti, a crime figure once known as the Teflon Don, not died in prison after a 1992 conviction he might well die now of shame.


  6. Whether Trump's immigration ban targets Muslims key to potential First Amendment challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | National Post

    Did President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration ban Muslims from the country on the basis of their religion? That will be a central question when federal judges dig more deeply into the constitutionality of the order, signed on January 27. If the answer is yes, it appears vulnerable to a First Amendment challenge. So far, four U.S. district judges - in Brooklyn, New York; Boston; Alexandria, Virginia; and Seattle - have issued temporary rulings blocking aspects of the order.


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